Friday, January 22, 2021

‘Proud moment’ for sector as six community pharmacies become first pharmacy sites to administer...

Six pharmacy sites – including four independent pharmacies in Telford, Macclesfield, Widnes and London and two multiples – have begun vaccinating people against Covid-19...

PDA once again reminds pharmacies to maintain zero-tolerance for violence

The Pharmacists Defence Association (PDA) has once again called on contractors to maintain zero tolerance for violence at their respective community pharmacy premises at...

Excalibur’s rapid antigen test gets regulatory approval for mass screening

Excalibur Healthcare Services Ltd has announced that its rapid antigen test has received regulatory approval to be used in mass screening for Covid-19 in...

Asda set to open its first in-store Covid-19 vaccination site on January 25

Supermarket retailer Asda has announced on Wednesday (Jan 13) that it will provide in-store Covid-19 vaccination service starting from January 25. A qualified pharmacist at Asda...

PureGym offers to convert its sites into Covid-19 vaccination centres

In a bid to facilitate countrywide Covid-19 vaccination drive, PureGym is making available all of its gym sites into community vaccination facilities at zero...

Pharmacy can deliver at least half a million Covid-19 jabs a week, says CEO...

The CEO of McKesson UK has said community pharmacy could deliver over half a million of Covid-19 vaccines per week by slightly altering the...

Vaccine rollout gathers pace even as UK faces worst weeks of Covid pandemic

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday the UK was in “a race against time” to roll out Covid-19 vaccines as deaths hit record...

India rolls out £2 a dose Oxford vaccine

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday described the dispatch of Covishield vaccines for the January 16 national inoculation drive a...

GSK, Vir to test antibody for Covid-19 treatment

British drugmaker GSK and US-based Vir Biotechnology will evaluate a second antibody-based treatment in patients with mild to moderate Covid-19 in an early- to...

Community pharmacy sites will start to deliver vaccines from mid-January

As the government pins its hopes on a mass vaccination programme as a way out of the Covid-19 pandemic by spring, a number of...